The same applies to cats who like to be outdoors.
Here is some advice from me and from the PDSA.
Grass seed can be a real problem if your dogs like to run in grassy areas. It could cause you to need to spend a lot of money at the vets to remove or even cause some really serious problems.
Prevention is always better than cure, and cheaper too.
Grass seeds might look small and harmless, but in the wrong place, they can cause a great deal of trouble. If your dog has been running in long grass, always check them for grass seeds afterwards, and remove any that you find, especially in between the toes, round their armpits and near their eyes. If you find one stuck, or a wound/swelling that looks like it could contain one, book an appointment with your vet. It’s important to remove grass seeds quickly, because their pointy shape enables them to…
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